All news articles for March 2018

IRI says the entry of collagen-added products has surprised the snack industry.

Collagen

Collagen to make its mark in healthy snacks

By Douglas Yu

Collagen is set to compete with plant-based protein and probiotics in the US snacks category as manufacturers ride the growth momentum of bone broth, says IRI.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 1-15 March 2018

Recalls: Pathogens, allergens and foreign bodies

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Luxembourg, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Germany and Austria.

UK government could introduce tax on single use plastics ©iStock

UK mulls single-use plastic tax

By Katy Askew

The UK government has launched a consultation on approaches to reducing plastic waste, with fiscal measures including a tax on single-use plastics on the agenda.

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FDA seeks views on EU shellfish control system

By Joseph James Whitworth

The US Food and Drug Administration is inviting public comment on the view that the European Union’s Shellfish Safety Program is equivalent to the US system.

Nestlé details reformulation progress

Nestlé will do ‘more than ever’ to accelerate reformulation

By Katy Askew

Nestlé is “working tirelessly” to make sure its products are “the best they can be” and “will be doing more than ever” to help tackle public health challenges through reformulation efforts, the company’s UK and Ireland chief says.

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